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Sep 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
reception. michelle obama asked america to vote for the man she loves. >> the first lady stepped into the spotlight in charlotte giving her pitch for the president's second term. it is wednesday, september 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. michelle obama's passionate speech got cheers and some tears from the democratic delegates. we'll take you live to charlotte in a moment. you are also going to see how the rich and powerful are enjoying plenty of perks at the dnc. abc's brian ross and he did it as well at the rnc. >>> in this half-hour on the front lines of a dangerous california fire fight. why the battle in the steep rugged ter rain outside l.a. is far fr over. >> something gross in the gulf coast hurricane zone, thousand and thousand ofwamp rats. adding insult to injury after isaac. good thing you can't smell them on tv. something that you experience wh you are down there. >> swamp rat, so we are clear is not the official term, nutria, huge, beaver-like creatures they're mass
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
on the air tonight, not long from now on that stage. the first lady michelle obama will enter the arena do give a speech to millions of americans about her husband and the pressure is on. because a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll shows the president has been sliding among registered women voters, some of his strongest, most steadfast supporters. take a look at the poll. in april, 57% of the women said they approved the president. today, just 46%. and for the first time, more women slightly disapprove of the president than approve. that is a new low. so what is going on? is this real and what does mrs. obama have to do tonight, it's "your voice your vote." and our political team has out in force all day. let's lead off again with abc's ja jake tapper down on the convention floor. >>> good evening, those are bad poll numbers for president obama with crucial votes, all eyes on first lady michelle obama as she comes to the podium to try to shore up that pivotal group. michelle obama came to the podium to help voters connect to her husband while the president can seem cool andal lo al
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
morning, everyone. we begin this wednesday with michelle obama, delivering an impassioned speech on the first night of the democratic national convention. >> the first lady got a rousing reception in charlotte, where she told cheering delegates that the man she knows as a husband and a father, is the man to lead this country for four more years. abc's brandi hitt joins us live from charlotte with the latest. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: michelle obama was the star at the opening night of the democratic national convention. and she revealed personal details about the president as only she could. >> being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> reporter: in an emotional speech, first lady michelle obama reminded voters her husband still stands behind working families with every tough decision he makes as president. >> for barack, success isn't about how much money you make. it's about the difference you make in people's lives. >> reporter: president obama and their daughters watched the speech from the white house. while others at the democratic n
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
from michelle obama, compared to ann romney's speech last week, as the democratic convention now begins in just a few hours. >>> scientology storm swirling around tom cruise again. did church officials choose mates for the megastar. >>> and on the rampage, armed with a ten-ton bulldozer. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez, in for paula faris. with labor day behind us, we begin this tuesday with the unofficial end to the summer of extremes. >> that's for sure. it's giving way to an early fall, filled with wildfires, high water and wicked winds, now bringing trouble from california to the carolinas. northeast of l.a., a fast-moving wildfire is tearing through the angeles national forest. the flames sending thousands of holiday campers fleeing. the fire has scorched six-square miles. and for now, aerial assault with a chopper and a dc-10 is the atta attack. so far, more than 300 firefighters have the flames barely contained. it comes as isaac roared ashore. almost 3,000 people remain in shelters and more than 100,000 have no power. baby emily, born too earl
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> michelle obama takes center stage at the democratic national convention. her deeply personal speech electrifies the crowd. >> you see, at the end of the day, my most important title is still mom in chief. >> the president and their daughters watch from the white house, as the first lady makes the case for a second term. >>> the latest on those bombshell claims about tom cruise. stunning, new details from the shocking "vanity fair" cover story about what it took to be his girlfriend. his alleged personal orders to change her look, including filing down her teeth. now, the writer who broke the story joins us. >>> and apple's supersecret surprise. we'll reveal what the brand-new product launch really is. can apple top themselves one more time? >>> and good morning, america, from the democratic convention here in charlotte. robin is with her family in mississippi right now. happy to have elizabeth vargas with us. what a night here last night. when michelle obama came out, the crowd was electrified. she brought them to their feet. she didn't mention mitt romney at all last night. all the
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
charlotte. >>> tonight michelle obama tries to make the case for her husband's re-election. abc's karen travers is joining us from charlotte with more at what is at stake for the democrats. good morning, karen. >> reporter: hi. this arena is empty right now. tonight a very different story. jammed with democrats who are eager to launch their convention and give rebuttal to the republicans. the stage is set, and democrats are ready to get their convention under way. first lady michelle obama arrived in charlotte, she got a feel for where she will deliver her primetime address, a speech, the democrats say is critical to their message this week. most americans spent labor day enjoying the end of summer. but the candidates were busy working. in toledo, ohio, president obama took credit for saving the auto industry. >> i stood with american workers. i stood with american manufacturing. i believeden you. i bet on you. i will make that bet any day of the week. later he detoured off the trail to louisiana. there he surveyed the damage from hurricane isaac and met with flood victims. >> nobody is
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
in the way that national and international matters are, but i love that both ann romney and michelle obama said that modern family is their favorite show. it's a place where people can down and come together on the couch and laughing is the only thing that matters. and modern family won for best supporting actor in a comedy. >> if you stick with it and try hard and be prepared, if you can win a trophy. taxable. >> in the league, the category, two familiar faces. julia louis-dreyfus and that crier. >> i am as shocked as you .eople that's why my speech sucked. i did not think this would happen. >> vma awards is always a good time. now it's back to the business of making good television so we can celebrate tv all over again next year. -- the emmy awards is always a good time. >> regis philbin is making his return to daytime tv in a little different role. >> later this morning he will appear as a co-host on the show.l ray he left "live! with regis and in november and holds the record for the hours on u.s. television. you can see what is cooking up morning at 10:00 on abc 7. tonight marks the s
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> first lady michelle obama will visit rachael ray. >> the new season debuts later morning on abc 7. we got a chance to talk with rachael ray about her new kitchen. >> we did the math. first show in a new studio, the guest should be a the obama.ady, michelle she's on the whole show until i do what's for dinner tonight. love every visit we have had. garden and cope with schoolchildren. i have had such a lovely visit with her. lit up.e audience she walked down through the down at the sat kitchen table and talked to everybody like their next-door neighbor. d about everything from the kidsod and initiatives we have been working the president's new , ysical fitness standards about the girls, chatted about everything. and we played a carnival game. then we took a fitness test with teacher.l education >> i know both of you are very so i have no doubt you colors.ith flying >> she is so much taller than to i was trying overcompensate, which is opposite of what the test should do. i ended up running liked a muppet. i look so goofy. >> i don't think she has to about that. you will be able to see t
ABC
Sep 15, 2012 12:00am EDT
. >> after last night, i want a man who had the good sense to [ bleep ] michelle obama. >> trey parker and matt stone. >> saw "the book of mormon" last night. have you guys seen it? it's hysterical. kim kardashian. >> wow. >> adam scott. and music from everclear. >> i am proud to accept your nomination for president of the united states. thank you. united states. thank you. >> "ji >> jimmy, i'm been moving to ask you, can i get some time off? >> jimmy: why? >> i think i'm going to win the ford fusion nascar contest on random acts of fusion.com. >> jimmy: i didn't understand any of that. what would you win? >> tickets to a race, v.i.p. access -- >> jimmy: v.i.p. access? >> and a ride around the track with trevor bayne. >> jimmy: i don't know, guillermo. i really need you here at the show. who would read the teleprompter? what would you do if you were in my shoes? >> let's switch and i'll show you. >> jimmy: okay, all right. let's switch seats. >> all right, here. put this on. so, you're going to be me and i'm going to be you, okay? >> jimmy: okay. all right. >> so, guillermo, i hear you
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >> reporter: what led to this bounce? it points to michelle obama's performance and bill clinton and those who chose obama last time who still like him but are disappointed. >> no president, no president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the romney campaign tonight calling the bounce a, quote, sugar high from the convention, that the reality of the obama economy hasn't changed. to say it's nearly impossible mathematically for governor romney to win the white house without winning right here in ohio. this is right here in the factory. romney now with 15 ads up in nine battleground states but the number most important october 3rd debating president obama less than one month until that first debate. how important are these debates going to be? >> well, i think the debates very important particularly when you have a small sliver of the electorate that has yet to make up their mind. >> reporter: the romney campaign acknowledging to me today just how important those debates are g
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
to the bounce? dowd points to michelle obama's performance. and bill clinton at that moment. president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. >> reporter: the romney campaign tonight calling the bounce a sugar high from the convention. but the reality from the obama economy hasn't changed. the number most important, october 3rd, debating president obama. less than one month before that first debate. how important are the debates going to be? >> i think the debates are important. particularly when you have a small sliver that has to make up their mind. >>> a report out today highlights a security threat at hospitals around the country. about 80% of high-risk hospitals do not secure radioactive material that could be used to make a dirty bomb. "theashington post" says among the examples in the government report, is a big-city hospital that gets radioactive chemicals with a combination written on the wall where everyone can see it. >>> thousands of teachers on the picket line in chicago continues a second day. the thi
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
blocking the of the roadway. >> thank you. coming up, if you love michelle obama's convention address, you can soon get your own. we will tell you where and for how much. of her medical battle made headlines, but we now learning more about bacteria. g spread in ation of one day. more on the remarkable recovery, coming up. >> at 6:00, the big announcement than 24 hours away -- find on the newest iphone? a previe anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? cae voting for questioion seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cuttincasino subsidies. question seven. goodobs and better sools in maryland. not west virginia. saw her speaking katie correct about her battle with a rare flesh eating bacteria. what exactly is that? where can it be found? talked with a local doctor some answers. it is a very frightening when
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
in wisconsin and ohio. firstly michelle obama and the romney willmitt both campaign thursday in the commonwealth. mrs. obama will headline rallies richmond and at washington university in fredericksburg,. romney will host rally in park.x at vandyke >> the reno air show will be going on. measures have been taken the terrible tragedy last year. the final turn of the race is sharp, among other changes. the event runs through sunday. m pakistan, the death toll continues to grow. two fires at two separate factories are blamed for 191 deaths. the worst was in karachi, where people died at a clothing factory. another 25 people were killed at factory in lawe in lahore. people were trapped in the basement. >> the husband of a woman killed in a confrontation with police has been found dead. derek's body was found yesterday, six months after his wife patricia was killed. brianne carter has the story from culpeper. >> gary cook, whose wife was year, waslier this inside is culpeper apartment on tuesday. >> i was shocked. he was a hard-working man. i always saw him on the go. maintenance w
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the weekend. >> a good deal. let's move on to our vote 2012 coverage and battleground virginia. michelle obama began her day in richmond where she offered her families ofto the n libya. cans killed i she then headed to fredericksburg where she is now crowd at the large university of mary washington. we'll have more on the first lady's stop coming up at 6:00. meanwhile, the man who is trying over mrs. obama's has was and fairfax today. our senior political reporter was there. let's go to the newsroom with more on how he was received. it was a pretty good response. after a day of talking about the libya and some say day on the trail, to hisomney went back wheelhouse, jobs and the economy. a northern virginia welcome. thank you. think these numerous stops would at some but hittingrkill, long lines today form a romney is a challenge -- sure there are more like this one. a lot of my friends are obama supporters for sure. the under 30of romney is down less. a lot of the younger generation thinks more literally. d of poll hewhat kin it but if you think about going torices we're for the president's po
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
rivals and grenade launchers. michelle obama going back on national tv. you'll be able to see her in the season premiere of "rachael ray" to make a startling admission. some health food that she refused to eat as a child. find out what that is at 10:00 on abc 7. >> today marks one year since protestors descended on wall street in what was to become an occupied movement. >> for more information go to our website at wjla.com and look for the monday express tab. let's find out what's happening outside with jackie. >> don't be fooled by how beautiful it is. >> oh. >> after eight days, here we go. the changes are ahead. sun and clouds by 9:00 with 65 degrees. and the mid 70's by noon. partly sunny but by the time you drive home, scattered showers developing. high 79 overall and the thunderstorms will continue for tomorrow, especially late in the day. some of those could be severe. and then we'll really cool it down with highs in the low 70's. >> we could enjoy the next couple of hours. >> indeed, yes! >> the middle class is carrying a heavy load in america. but
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> michelle obama tonight. diane and i will have full convention coverage beginning at 10:00 p.m. eastern. >>> we're going to switch overseas to prince harry making his first public appearance since all of those wild photos were splashed all over the internet. he was in a suit at a charity event. and abc's lama hasan has the details. >> reporter: two weeks after the bare-naked scandal, the prince appeared at an event honoring children with life-threatening illnesses. he was cheerful, coy and clothed. >> never being shy to come forward, i'll give it a go. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the palace hadn't planned the function as image rehab. but it couldn't come at a better time. letting harry be harry. >> you're fun, dedicated, magnificent, and fun again. >> reporter: many in the audience was left wondering if he was describing the children or himself. but it's little alex logan who delivered the best line, telling itn hours earlier, what he hoped to say to the prince. >> glad you got your clothes on, prince harry. >> reporter: before logan could do that, the prince got there first, wagging his
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
, a brand-new home. a brand-new set. first lady michelle obama is your first guest? >> the first lady is the first guest for the whole show. i'm so excited. >> wonderful. we're going to get to that in just a second. but today, you're starting with zucchini fritters. >> fritters is great dish because you can serve them for breakfast, lunch and dinner and put in all of your fall things. i have zucchini that i shredded or you can use butternut squash. >> any single vegetable? >> one of flour, one teaspoon of baking powder. whisk together a cup of milk and one egg. and just you throw anything you like in there. we have herbs like mint, parsley and basil. a little parm cheese, zucchini, oni onion, it gets thrown in there. beat that baby. you need a pro. >> okay. >> you just throw that together and that's your base. then you can add your base whatever you like, like zucchini. i have a batter down. one cup flour. one egg. very, very simple. >> okay. >> then you shallow fry your batter in a little olive oil. and they're loosey-goosey. you cook them a couple minutes. >> they glob together? >>
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 2:30am EDT
are the 99%. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama arrives here in charlotte today. and last week she told david letterman she hopes americans tune into the conventions because pob, paula, she said that's when the campaign begins. >> though she admitted she didn't watch the rnc at all. >> true. >> she knows what they're going to say. >> karen, question for you. obama and biden really burning up the frequent flier miles during the battleground states. what's on the agenda today? >> they really want to steal back the spotlight. biden in michigan today. a critical state for them. the president in ohio today. he is going there, a state they're paying a lot of attention to. both campaigns are really pouring a lot of resources in. but rob, you will like this one, have hey little detour. heading down to louisiana later today. he is going to meet with officials there to survey the flood damage and get a briefing on how things are going. chance for him to look presidential, but, rob, paula, remember, mitt romney did it last week. he beat hem to it when he went down last friday. >> he did. got a jum
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
to marry michelle obama. >> reporter: clinton had two basic arguments. one, that while the republicans are intransigent, the president, like him, is all about cooperation, having named republicans and former rivals to his cabinet. >> heck. he even appointed hillary. >> reporter: point two, that the president, like him, supports economic principles that will work. while the republicans do not. the former president had several other points to make. >> the republican argument against the president's re-election was actually pretty simple. we left him a total mess. he hasn't cleaned it up fast enough. so, fire him and put us back in. >> reporter: former president clinton and the arena gave an answer to the question that obama campaign officials seemed to stumble on earlier this week. >> but are we better off than we were when he took office? >> reporter: afterwards, president obama electrified the audience by surprising them by joining president clinton on stage. offering a bro hug and a personal presidential applause for a former rival, to which the former president said simply, thanks. o
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
there. is expected to talk about the economy and how to help middle- class families. michelle obama will campaign in baltimore. headed totionals are the playoffs. the first time since 1933 that a washington baseball team will be the postseason. nighteat the dodgers last 4-1 a. they are on track to win the nl east title. morning. virginia 95 and just about off.ed norton, newington, 395 seeing improvement. and volume here after the pentagon of the 14th street bridge. if you are using 66 anytime accident westbound. lane is blocked. and inside the beltway, jammed from the connector coming out of falls church to get through to the beltway, quite honda up. let us check back in with jacqui jeras. a great day for things outdoors. very gorgeous. 62. will warm up today. average.above high around 80 degrees. the weekend about here. changes. f thunderstorms late the day saturday. cooler sunday, a high of only 72. thank you for watching. we will see you back here at noon. "live with kelly and michael" is next. [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that me
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 12:00am EDT
let him get that close or even harder to believe michelle let him in a pizza place. after the democratic and republican conventions president obama is still ahead of mitt romney in the national polls but the romney campaign has a lot of money to spend and have a new ad campaign in which they're encouraging voters to, quote, break up with obama. the idea, i guess, is to lure those swing voters who supported obama last election over to the other side and while it's unusual to encourage people to break up with the president as if he's a lover or something, it's a strong campaign. the ads themselves are pretty effective. ♪ >> hello, america, it's us. >> your parents. >> listen, you know that your mother and i don't like to get involved in your personal affair. >> we love you and just want you to be happy. >> it's just this man that you've been seeing, this bernock. >> barack obama. >> we don't think he's right for you. >> he's not our kind of people. >> we realize that we think it's exciting he buys you things like health care and whatnot. >> honey, the guy wants just one th
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